Thesaurus / proximate
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At the end of the day, that was the proximate cause of why we decided to withdraw.

The collected water, in turn, was also used to supply the proximate farmland.

There is a persistent theory shared by historians relating to how the elites of the Egyptian Fatimid army were dressed in a comparable fashion to that of the Eastern Romans and the proximate Mediterranean powers.

There is only one method for any man to acquire even this proximate skill; and that requires long and patient practice.

The Leopard WomanStewart Edward White

The discovery of Perraults base at the east and of Lemerciers at the north, will inevitably lead to their proximate disclosure.

If everything that happens has a cause, it is possible to discover such fact's proximate causes, and to them refer this fact.

There was an amazing coherency in her story, and it was dreadful to me to see myself figuring in it as so proximate a cause.

I wish that he had explained this union by its proximate cause.

The Philosophy of SpinozaBaruch de Spinoza

But this is merely a superficial and proximate consideration.

Moreover we ought to make answer by specifying the proximate causes (not the remote and ultimate).

AristotleGeorge Grote

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